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Luis Andres Garcia-Alonso, Spanish research scientist.

Background

Garcia-Alonso, Luis Andres was born on November 30, 1957 in Madrid, Spain. Son of Luis Garcia-Nunez and Araceli Alonso-delaPuente.

Education

Graduate in Biological Sciences, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University Autonoma de Madrid, 1979. Doctor in Biological Sciences, University Autonoma de Madrid, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Sciences, University Autonoma de Madrid, 1986.

Career

Research associate department molecular and cell biology University California, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Berkeley, 1990—1993. Investigador Centro de Biologia Molecular, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas-U. Autonoma de Madrid (Spanish National Research Council-Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana), 1993—1998. Scientist Instituto de Neurociencias Spanish National Research Council-Universidad Miguel Hernandez (Spanish National Research Council-UMH), San Juan de Alicante, Spain, since 1998.

Achievements

  • Achievements include demonstration of the function of proneural genes in neural fate specification. Demonstration of the function of Cell Adhesion Molecules in controlling proneural gene activation. Demonstration of the function of Laminin in axon guidance in vivo.

    Demonstration of the function of specific proneural genes in neural-type specification. Demonstration of the function of Cell Adhesion Molecules as regulators of cell communication during axon guidance in nervous system development.

Connections

Married Maria Dolores Ferres-Marco, December 6, 1986. Children: Mar Silvia Garcia-Ferres, Eva Amaya Garcia-Ferres.

father:
Luis Garcia-Nunez

mother:
Araceli Alonso-delaPuente

spouse:
Maria Dolores Ferres-Marco

child:
Mar Silvia Garcia-Ferres Garcia-Alonso

child:
Eva Amaya Garcia-Ferres Garcia-Alonso